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Chelsea won 2-0 in the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi final. Antonio Conte’s return to Stamford Bridge was less acrimonious than his 2018 exit, when he was sacked as manager. But the Italian coach who brought a Premier League title and an FA Cup to these parts will still not remember this visit fondly.
It was not Tottenham's night as they were out-played at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea go into the second leg with a 2-0 lead.
The second-half has kicked-off, can Tottenham turn it around? Antonio Conte hopes so as he brings on Tanguy Ndombele in place of Matt Doherty.
A terrible start for Tottenham who concede two goals from defensive errors, Chelsea will be happy with their dominant first-half performance.
Tottenham have another shocker. Hakim Ziyech's free-kick floats in to the box and Japhet Tanganga gets to it first and heads it to Ben Davies who diverts it into his own goal.
Chelsea are off to the perfect start, Kai Havertz takes a shot and finds the back of the net with some help from Tottenham's Davinson Sanchez.
We're underway at Stamford Bridge in the first leg of this Carabao Cup semi-final.
The Chelsea boss has said he wants to move forward with Romelu Lukaku and has showcased his support by including him in today's team.
Chris Smalling has agreed to be vaccinated against COVID-19 after it was revealed he would be unable to play for Roma if he continued to refuse.
Thomas Tuchel was full of praise for the Tottenham boss Antonio Conte. The Italian manager will return to Stamford Bridge tonight for the first time since he was sacked by Chelsea.
Roma boss Jose Mourinho has teased the arrival of Arsenal's Ainsley Maitland-Niles on loan.
Aston Villa are in talks with Barcelona over taking Steven Gerrard's former Liverpool teammate Philippe Coutinho on loan.
Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun is close to joining Middlesbrough on loan, who are set to cover his entire £40k a week salary.
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has announced that Aaron Ramsay is set to leave the club this month.
Kieran Trippier has arrived for his medical ahead of his move to Newcastle United.
The England full-back flew into the North East from Madrid on a private jet this lunchtime 🛩
£12m+ fee agreed last night with Atletico Madrid. Tripper will sign 2.5yr deal #NUFC ⚫️⚪️
Amidst growing Covid-19 cases at the club, Liverpool have closed their training ground.
Manchester United midfielder Donny van de Beek will consider an exit from the club this month.
Harry Kane is the only European player to outscore Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski in the last ten years...
Brighton & Hove Albion have announced the signing of Polish international Kacper Kozlowski from Pogon Szczecin.